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Caring for the Patient with Breast Cancer (NC Community College Oncology Lecture)

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
UNC Cancer Network's NC Community College logo with Free General Participation Certificate mark

 

Amy DePue, BS, RN, OCN, CBCN

Amy DePue, BSN RN OCN CBCN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
UNC Breast Center
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Betsy Blanton, BSN RN OCN

Betsy Blanton, BSN RN OCN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
UNC Breast Center
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Lea McDonnell, BSN RN

Lea McDonnell, BSN RN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
UNC Breast Center
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Emily Riddle, BSN RN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
UNC Breast Center
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Betsy Wehe, BSN RN

Betsy Wehe, BSN RN

Oncology Nurse Navigator
UNC Breast Center
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Caring for the Patient with Breast Cancer

 

How to care for the breast cancer patient using multiple modalities; medical oncology, surgical oncology, and radiation oncology, with a brief examination of chemotherapy side effects and financial toxicities of treatment, a lecture for nursing students.

 

Lecture Objectives:

  • Identify modalities of breast cancer treatment; medical, surgical, and radiation oncology
  • Discuss financial toxicity of the breast cancer patient receiving treatment for newly diagnosed disease or who are metastatic.
  • Explain the use of aromatase inhibitors and Tamoxifen in the hormone receptor positive breast cancer patient.
  • Demonstrate knowledge concerning standard chemotherapy for patients in treatment for breast cancer.

 


Lecture Resources:
Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Certificates:
  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in April 2019. Please visit learn.unccn.org to peruse our many Self-Paced, Online Courses.

 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
October 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

UNC Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu